January dec03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Fri 28 November 2014
Nailed it! When comedy meets carpentry
A tight 5: November 28
28/11/2014 … NICK OFFERMAN, the actor best known for playing Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation, is to release his first stand-up special on Netflix.
Ross Noble joins The Producers
Alongside Jason Manford
28/11/2014 … Ross Noble has joined Jason Manford in the cast of The Producers' for its UK tour next year.
Arthur Mathews plans bailiffs sitcom
New project for Toast Of London writer
28/11/2014 … Arthur Mathews – the co-creator of Toast of London and Father Ted - is working on a new sitcom about bailiffs.
Miranda Hart branded plasters, anyone?
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
28/11/2014 … • It’s not possible to be credible, cool and funny at the same time.
Thu 27 November 2014
Phoenix Nights stage comeback confirmed
Two nights in Manchester
27/11/2014 … Peter Kay is reuniting the cast of Phoenix Nights for two shows at the Manchester Arena, it has been confirmed.
Julian Clary turns kids' author
Get your hands on his hefty tome next summer...
27/11/2014 … He has built his career on the most filthy double entendres – but now Julian Clary is to turn children's author.
Wed 26 November 2014
Will gig for food
A bag of groceries for a comedy show
26/11/2014 … Comics including Dylan Moran are to perform at a gig where the price of admission is a bag of groceries.
E4 renews Virtually Famous
Two new series for Seann Walsh panel show
26/11/2014 … Virtually Famous, E4’s panel show, is to return for two more series.